Senior Project Officer - Commercial (VPSG5)

Job posted: 09/09/2021
Applications close: 26/09/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $102,637 - $124,183

Occupation: Analyst

Reference: VG/_50930364

Reference: VG/_50930364

Occupation: Analyst

Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • Coordinate activities in relation to delivering continual improvement tools
  • Manage support agreements between government & large renewable energy project developers
  • Actively participate & support others in fostering a positive organisational culture Initiate, manage & lead innovative solutions to enable delivery of energy support agreements in the government context.

The Senior Project Officer - Commercial oversees renewable energy project development and implementation of government programs with a specialist commercial focus. The Senior Project Officer - Commercial leads in managing support agreements between the government and large renewable energy project developers. These projects are predominantly wind farms and large-scale solar farms. The Senior Project Officer - Commercial initiates, manages, and leads innovative solutions to enable delivery of energy support agreements in the government context. The position also develops new initiatives and processes for analytics of financial and non-financial outcomes for the state regarding its energy support agreements.

The Senior Project Officer - Commercial supports the Manager, Major Energy Projects and coordinates activities in relation to delivering continual improvement tools to aid in the management of grants and renewable energy support agreements. Relevant programs include the Renewable Certificate Purchasing Initiative, Solar Trams, Victorian Renewable Energy Auction Scheme (VREAS) projects, Bulgana Green Power Hub, Energy Innovation Fund and other major energy initiatives.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • A tertiary qualification and/or experience in energy, finance, accounting, engineering, technology development or project management with a commercial focus.
  • Project management experience in agile methodologies and experience with MS office, including MS Word and advanced MS Excel is essential.
  • Experience in data analysis and data modelling, including the ability to interrogate and develop new workflows in data analytics software such as Tableau.
  • Working knowledge of commercial and technical issues relating to the Victorian electricity sector and its context in the National Electricity Market will be highly regarded.
  • Demonstrated expertise in Victorian government policies and programs relating to the large-scale renewable energy projects will be highly regarded.

This is an ongoing position.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and capabilities sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 26 September 2021.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment for the advertised employment period. To be appointed to an ongoing position you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian/New Zealand citizen.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Senior Project Officer - Commercial (VPSG5)

Job type:

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Lewis Shields | 03 8508 1631

Senior Project Officer - Commercial (VPSG5)